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What would YOU do??

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Hambone, Sep 7, 2001.

  1. OK, sometimes this ebay thing gets the best of me and I put in a trash bid with absolutely no real conviction that I'll win the item. It happened just the other day and guess what...I won the item! Only it's not just 1 item or 2 or 10 or 20. It's 24!!!

    That's right 24, count 'em 24 brand new 8" bass speakers!

    So what would you do with them? Make some mini Marshall cabs?, or some 8/10 scale Ampeg replicas? Put a pair in every room of the house for no-place-to-hide stereo?? I can build just about anything so the sky's the limit.
  2. ... or give them to me! hehehe I did that once, i placed a bid on some 15's and no-one else bidded so i would'dve got 2 15's for $35 hehe so he cancelled it 10 minutes before it was due to be MINE!!!! *shakes fist*

    Hambone you have all the luck. lol

  3. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    8s... man, that's tough...10's, now that some good use could have been made. But 24 8"s?..Hmn, I guess If I were me I'd go make some 8X8s outta them, SWR seems to think it's a good enough Idea to mass produce such a cabinet. but what to do with three of them? If it were me:

    8x8 for home, practice use,
    2x8 for travel (never be without an cab!)
    4x8 for some home audio purposes
    8x8 for gigging/practice (unless you practice at your house)*
    then use that last 2x8 for your car/truck/bike:eek:/transportation.

    *if so, look at the first, then use that 8 for friends, and overcharge them for cabs!
  4. Gimme a few. :D
  5. Get a 1972 volkswagen bus and turn it in to one big bass amp
  6. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Ebay... the day I discovered Ebay was the day my bank account was changed forever...

  7. I think that I'm definitely going to put some to use as smaller practice style cabs. Either a 2x8 or a 4x8. One thing I will have to deal with is the 8 ohm rating of the units.

    Thinking about it, I might also play with some of the out-of-the-ordinary cabinet designs like iso-barik loaded cabs or some band pass cabs. Plenty of experimentin' fodder.

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